JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE: Under the direction of the Procurement Manager, and in correlation with Vilter’s Commodity Managers, the Procurement Analyst ensures overall confirmation and the timely delivery of all open orders and places orders as necessary to meet the requirements of the internal and external customers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include:
Work with suppliers to obtain confirmed delivery dates and pricing of all open orders.
Prepare reports and statistics as to progress, quality, pricing, and delivery as directed.
Process purchase requisitions and planned orders.
Carry out basic negotiations with suppliers to meet price, quality and delivery requirements.
Actively follow up and expedite orders to meet production and customer service requirements. Enter all information in the MRP system.
Resolve invoice discrepancies in a timely manner as required.
Update planning with order changes that impact production scheduling (product changes, delivery changes, quality issues, etc.).
Process quality related issues (RMA’s, NCR’s, rework, scrap) on a timely basis as needed
Maintain accurate, reliable and up-to-date information in the MRP system. (e.g., pricing, quantity breaks, part numbers, descriptions, lead times, etc.)
Assist the Procurement Manager with special projects, assignments, and tasks as required to promote superior department efficiency.
Work with personnel in other departments to ensure they are receiving the best customer service possible.
Coordinate with engineering to update drawings, ensuring the most current information is available to our suppliers and that the most current revision is being ordered as required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Requires bachelor’s degree and one to five years of related experience.